Scope

The postgraduate program in Public Health (PH) was initiated in 2014.
Two directions have been implemented in the Program. The first is dealing mainly with the Environment effects on Public Health, while the other is concerned with aspects of Social Medicine and Public Health.
The Course leads to the Master’s of Science (M.Sc.)

The course is organized into 3 academic terms:

  • FIRST TERM: Introduction to Environmental Health, Introduction in Health - Education Health - Social Medicine, Introduction to Biostatistics, Introduction to Epidemiology, Research Methodology, Biostatistics - Medical Statistics, Analytical Epidemiology, Health Law, Bioethics, Research Methodology
  • SECOND TERM: Direction I Environment : Environmental Chemistry, Environmental Microbiology, Practical Work I , Health and Safety in Labour, Food Hygiene, Zoonoses/Emerging Infectious and Tropical Diseases , Hospital-acquired Infections , New Technologies in Environmental Health
    Direction II Preventive and Social Medicine: Health promotion, Population, Social and Preventive Medicine, Health Systems Organization, Health Policies, Practical Work II, Methodology Research, New Technologies and Social Medicine, Bioethics, Health Economics
  • THIRD TERM: Dissertation

Lessons of Term 1 and Term 2 are compulsory and optional and correspond to 60 credits. The Master's thesis (compulsory) corresponds to 30 credits. A total of 90 credits is required for graduation.

Candidate students

Accepted for registration are selected graduates from Departments of  Medicine, Dentistry, Pharmacy, Nursing, Veterinary Medicine, Biology, Chemistry, Agronomy, Environmental Engineering, Health Economics, Law and related Departments of Greek Universities and Technical Institutions or Departments of congener non-Greek Institutions, according to Greek legislation for recognition of studies.

Duration of Studies

Studies towards MSc are set to have a duration of 3 academic semesters.

Number of Admission Graduates

The number of admission graduates to the program per year is up to forty (40).

Fees

The fees of the MP are €1,800.

Type

Departmental

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